The Immigration History Research Center and Archives share a mission to promote interdisciplinary research on migration, race, and ethnicity in the U.S. and the world; develop archives documenting immigrant and refugee experiences, especially in the U.S.; and support public programming and outreach efforts that connect U.S. immigration history research to contemporary issues and communities.
Awards ranging from $500 to $2,000 may be used to fund travel, housing and other needs related to research projects conducted in the holdings of the IHRC Archives and/or other collections housed in the Archives and Special Collections department of the University of Minnesota Libraries.(Continue Reading)September 3rd, 2014
Finding aids are online guides to the collections in the IHRC Archives.
Search thousands of photographs, illustrations, texts, and other archival materials selected from the IHRC collections using the UMedia Archive.
IHRC books are catalogued by the University of Minnesota Libraries and their bibliographic records are accessible in the online public access catalogue MNCAT.
Please join us as we gather together the friends of the Berman Upper Midwest Jewish Archives, Immigration History Research Center & Archives, the Kautz Family YMCA Archives, and the Social Welfare History Archives.
Visit with the staff and each other, meet our new colleague Ellen Engseth, and enjoy some light refreshments.(Continue Reading)September 4th, 2014